Spring Season

Wednesday’s 11am to 12.30pm
£20 per person each workshop
Starting on 5th February

noun: watercolour; plural noun: watercolours;

  1. artists’ paint made with a water-soluble binder such as gum arabic, and thinned with water rather than oil, giving a transparent colour.

Starting on 5th February

Week 1 (5th Feb): Introduction to watercolour painting terms and equipment, experiment with a variety of different techniques and start a still life study.
Week 2 (12th Feb): Use sunflowers as inspiration to use those new techniques.
Break for half term, starting again on 26th February.

Week 3 (26th Feb): A world in a jar!  Painting from our imaginations.
Break for 1 week, returning on 11th March.

Week 4 (11th Mar): Impressionist styles and stretching paper.
Week 5 (18th Mar): Painting in black and white, using shade and tone.
Week 6 (25th Mar): Using watercolours with mono-printing techniques.
Week 7 (1st Apr): Skylines and silhouettes.  How to get the perfect sky.
Break for 2 weeks, returning on 22nd April.

Week 8 (22nd Apr): Using watercolour pencils to create a detailed botany illustration.
Week 9 (29th Apr): Bring your own piece to work on with the help of our Arty Farty SmARTys.

If you’ve already attended our watercolour workshops or you feel you are at a more advanced level, do attend our workshops to work on bigger projects with the help of our professional artist, Nell Price.

To book any of our workshops please book online via eventbrite.  Alternatively, please call or email: 07792 033 156 or enquiries@artyfartyretreat.co.uk.  If you would like to book 6 workshops or more you will receive a 20% discount!